Charity calls for regulation on sales of laxatives to children

BBC News, 16 October 2014

The UK’s leading eating disorder charity has called for the sale of laxatives to children to be more strictly regulated.  Beat estimates 80% of those affected by eating disorders in the UK have misused laxatives in order to lose weight…

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NICE Eyes on Evidence Bulletin – October 2014

NICE, October 2014

The October edition of Eyes on Evidence, the NICE evidence bulletin, has now been published.  It includes a report on a US randomised controlled trial to compare long-acting injectable paliperidone with haloperidol for maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adults, and a study on day-patient treatment after short inpatient care versus continued inpatient care in young people with anorexia nervosa.

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